China, the world’s most prolific executioner, put a Filipino drug trafficker to death Thursday despite an appeal from the Philippine president.
Some 40,000 Thai Army troops have been deployed to build flood walls, set up sandbags, and help evacuations, but citizens are beginning to express frustration with the government response.
A growing number of North Korean defectors are crossing illegally into Thailand via a new 'underground railroad' because Thailand processes defectors and sends them to South Korea quickly.
Cambodia officially opened its first stock exchange. The problem? There aren't any stocks to trade.
Two of the most popular summer book genres are mystery and travel, and there's no better way to enjoy both than by reading detective novels set in foreign locations. Check out this list to learn about seven series that will keep you on the edge of your beach chair – all summer long.
China's ambitious rail project in Laos could bring prosperity, some say. But others in region doubt that’s high on Beijing’s agenda.
A new Amnesty International report finds that the use of the death penalty is declining worldwide and that in a number of countries, even when death sentences are issued, they are not carried out.
An earthquake-damaged road is seen in Tarlay, Burma (Myanmar), on March 25. At least 74 people were killed in a strong 6.8- magnitude earthquake that struck Burma, state media said, while a series of aftershocks have caused panic but only limited damage in Thailand and Laos.
Dow gains 84 points, up nearly 5 percent over the last six trading days.
Burma(Myanmar) earthquake caused buildings to sway hundreds of miles away. The economic impact of the Burma(Myanmar) earthquake is limited as Golden Triangle opium production has declined.